This composure of spirit was owing to their perfect temperance in eating and drinking.
Boris did not appear to notice the constraint the newcomer produced and, with the same pleasant composure and the same veiled look in his eyes with which he had met Rostov, tried to enliven the conversation.
Anatole was not quick-witted, nor ready or eloquent in conversation, but he had the faculty, so invaluable in society, of composure and imperturbable self-possession.
Prince Andrew was struck by the extraordinarily disdainful composure with which Speranski answered the old man.
He couldn't go home and let Sarah and Connor see how tentative his composure was.
How often when considering her character I have told myself that I was to blame for not understanding her, for not understanding that constant composure and complacency and lack of all interests or desires, and the whole secret lies in the terrible truth that she is a depraved woman.
This action was so unlike her usual composure and the fear depicted on Prince Vasili's face so out of keeping with his dignity that Pierre stopped and glanced inquiringly over his spectacles at his guide.
The outrage was discovered and remedied before the service began; and, although the Arrabbiati half filled the church and even sought to attempt his life, Savonarola kept his composure and delivered an impressive sermon.
Deidre gathered her composure with some difficulty and walked down the hallway, pausing four doors down to her room.
He regained his composure and lowered brows over flashing eyes.